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Martian blasts to top of film chart 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 16:30:46 GMT 
    Space thriller The Martian, in which Matt Damon plays an astronaut stranded on Mars, lands at the top of the North American box office chart.

Lethal Weapon set for TV remake 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 12:52:02 GMT 
    Lethal Weapon is to be the latest film to be remade for the small screen, after the Fox network decided to turn it into a TV show.

UN battle looms over climate costs 
  Fri, 02 Oct 2015 12:58:10 GMT 
    Divisions between rich and poor countries re-emerge as nations submit their plans for tackling climate change to the UN.

Supernova 'stream' in lab's sights 
  Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:31:50 GMT 
    A global collaboration will aim to unravel the mysteries of neutrinos - also known as "ghost particles".

Asthma steroids 'could stunt growth' 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 01:53:58 GMT 
    Young children given asthma medication before the age of two may not grow to their full height in later life, a preliminary report suggests.

Study supports cancer link with height 
  Fri, 02 Oct 2015 00:56:41 GMT 
    A Swedish study of five million people appears to support the theory that height and cancer risk are linked.

Ireland 16-9 Italy 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 17:42:19 GMT 
    Ireland labour to a 16-9 win over Italy but the victory makes sure of their place in the World Cup quarter-finals.

Arsenal 3-0 Manchester United 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 17:25:54 GMT 
    A stunning first 20 minutes from Arsenal sees them sweep aside Manchester United and go second in the Premier League.

A mother's search for her son 3,000 miles from home 
  Tue, 29 Sep 2015 23:08:05 GMT 
    When Fakhria left Syria, she embarked on the journey to northern Europe with her son and his family but they became separated in Hungary.

A nation of tall cheese-eaters 
  Mon, 28 Sep 2015 23:04:27 GMT 
    How a nation of cheese-lovers became the world's tallest

Blasts in Nigeria capital kill 18 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 13:34:18 GMT 
    A series of blasts rock the outskirts of the Nigerian capital Abuja killing at least 18 people and injuring many more, officials say.

Burundi officials face EU sanctions 
  Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:55:07 GMT 
    The EU imposes sanctions on three Burundi officials accused of ordering the use of excessive force against protestors, along with a coup plotter.

Haze health fears shut Malaysia schools 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:32:24 GMT 
    Malaysia orders the closure of most of the country's schools amid health concerns over thick haze caused by Indonesian forest fires.

Japanese man shot dead in Bangladesh 
  Sat, 03 Oct 2015 17:41:07 GMT 
    A Japanese man is shot dead in Bangladesh by unknown attackers, the second killing of a foreign national in a week claimed by Islamic State.

Pope opens synod amid gay priest row 
  Sun, 04 Oct 2015 22:03:28 GMT 
    Pope Francis opens a synod of Roman Catholic bishops focusing on teachings on the family, a day after a senior Vatican priest came out as gay.
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